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Visual Alchemy: The Fine Art of Digital Montage by Catherine McIntyre

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Visual Alchemy is for people who, like me, want to make art. Whatever your aesthetic or technical background, I hope to inspire creative development and research by example as well as by suggestion, and help you to analyze and realize your own artistic ambitions.

I am a Scottish digital artist, and have been working in the medium for more than fifteen years now. I am often asked about the creative process, inspiration, and technique. This book explains my method and inspirations, in the hope that it will set you off on your own explorations.

I made traditional art—drawing, painting, sculpture and collage—for decades before approaching the digital, and still do from time to time. I apply the same decision-making processes to whichever ...

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